Student Teaching

  • NOTE: Watch this video to view the instructions and information for assisting Student Teacher candidates in completing both the online “application” and the three required trainings. See also the three attached documents.
  • IF you are an ECDE student entering Block I for Fall 2022, and you are planning to participate in Pre-K placement experience during the Fall term, you will need to enter the “student portal” this semester between FEBRUARY 28th  – MARCH 19th  , 2022 to complete and submit your ‘Application’ for Student Teaching.  Students will be using the “Clinical Experience” link to access this document.  A representative from the Clinical Experience Office will be meeting with you during the Spring 2021 semester in one of your designated classes to go over the application process and timeline.
  • IF you are an ECDE student entering Block III for this Spring 2022, and you are planning to participate in K-5 Block IV Field placement during Fall 2022, followed by K-5 Block V Student Teaching in Spring 2023, you will need to enter the “student portal” this semester between FEBRUARY 14th – FEBRUARY 26th , 2022 to complete the ‘Application’ for Student Teaching using the “Clinical Experience” link.
  • IF you are an ECDE student entering Block IV for this Spring 2022, and you are planning to participate in a K-5 Block V Student Teaching placement during Fall 2022, you should have already completed your application during Fall semester 2021. **If you did NOT already complete your application during the Fall semester, contact Mike Englert,  Director of Clinical Experience,   mengler8@kent.edu. 
  • IF you are an ADED student and you are planning to participate in your ‘Fall Practicum’ during the Fall 2022 semester, followed by your ‘Student Teaching’ during Spring 2023, you should have completed your application by December 1st  during, Fall 2021. ** If you did NOT complete your application in Fall semester, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu.
  • IF you are an MAT/SEED student and you were recently admitted to the program to participate in your Fall 2022 Practicum followed by your Spring 2023 Student Teaching, you will need to enter the ‘student portal’ this semester to complete your online ‘application’ from MARCH 21st  -- to APRIL 2nd .
  • IF you are an education major/minor in any other program area (MCED, SPED, HPE, Art Ed, Music Ed, TESL, MCLS, ASL/English Interpreter, Deaf Ed, SLP) and you are planning to participate in ‘Student Teaching’ beginning in Fall 2022 semester, you should have already completed your application in the student portal by December 1st during Fall semester 2021. ** If you did NOT complete your application during Fall term, you need to contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu .
  • If you are an education major/minor in any other program area (MCED, SPED, HPE, Art Ed, Music Ed, TESL, MCLS, ASL/ English Interpreter, Deaf Ed, SLP) and you are planning to participate in Student Teaching SPRING 2023, you will need to enter the "student portal" between APRIL 4th  to APRIL 30th  of this semester (Spring 2022) to complete the 'Application' for Student Teaching using the "Clinical Experience" link.  Detailed instructions for completing required documents will be provided at scheduled ‘Orientation Meetings’.  Dates and times are listed on our webpage using the "announcements" link.  If you have any questions, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience by phoning our office at 330-672-0541 or by email mengler8@kent.edu.
  • The application is in the Student Portal, https://stuportal.ehhs.kent.edu/ . From the menu choose “Clinical Experience”, then choose “Student Teaching Application” and follow the prompts.  Students should only submit their application during their designated ‘time frame.’
  • Students who wish to include a ‘chosen name’ to their application should first submit their information at the following link: https://www.kent.edu/registrar/chosen-name

IMPORTANT NOTE: The student teaching application is not complete until all sections of the application have green checkmarks. If you have missed a section, your application is not complete and may not be processed. 

Student Portal Login  

Out-of-State Student Teaching 

  • Application for Out-of-State Student Teaching
  • For all teacher education majors except Deaf Education and Educational Interpreting, there is a $130.00 placement fee (payable to KSU)
  • At one of the following three locations:
    • Collier/Lee Counties Florida
    • Paradise Valley, Arizona
    • Clear Creek ISD, Texas

Student Teaching at an Out-of-State School for Deaf Ed and ASEI Students

  • Deaf Ed Application for Out of State
  • For ASL/ English Interpreting Students going to an out of state placement, please use the Application for ASL/English Interpreting out of state
  • Students should complete the out of state application above after meeting with your program adviser to determine if  the program will allow you to attend an out of state placement. 
  • For Deaf Education and Education Interpreting candidates who are assigned to an Out-of-State placement by the university, there are NO STUDENT FEES.  However, students who willfully elect to be placed out-of-state in lieu of being placed at an available partnering district within Ohio, a fee of $130.00 will be required (payable to KSU), along with completion of all necessary documents.

Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching  (C.O.S.T.)

Student Teaching Forms

All trainings and forms must be completed online.  All documents and training certificates must be uploaded to the appropriate tab in the student portal, using the Clinical Experience link.

  • Student Teacher Absence Form
  • Student Teaching Prerequisite Verification Form
  • Student Teaching Evaluation Form
  • Registration for Prerequisite Training for Student Teaching
    • Register Online For CPR & Child Safety Training FOR STUDENT TEACHERS ONLY!
    • Register Online For A.L.I.C.E. Training Offered Through KSU Success
    • The ALICE training sponsored by KSU is ‘free’ to our students.
    • The CPR/AED training sponsored by KSU is ‘in-person’ on Saturdays in White Hall and is currently ‘free’ to our students, with limited seating; sessions are available on a ‘first come’ basis.
    • The Child Safety training sponsored by KSU is ‘in-person’ on Saturdays in White Hall and includes a small registration fee to our students, with limited seating; sessions are available on a ‘first come’ basis.
    • Students can also complete the appropriate CPR/AED training, that includes both Child and Adult CPR, for a small fee on-line through links offered by the American Heart Association,  or through ODJFS courses, or the American Red Cross at the following linkhttps://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/cpr/cpr-training/cpr-online
    • Students can currently complete Child Safety training modules on-line through the Lawrence County Educational Service Center.  Students must first create an account, then they can register for the online e-modules listed as “Safety and Violence Prevention”.
    • All training certificates must be uploaded to the Student Portal prior to Student Teaching.

HANDBOOKS

ECED Collaboration in Teacher Education

  • ECED Supplement to Collaboration in Teacher Education Handbook (Revised June 2019)
  • for ECED Majors at Kent Campus only

Collaboration in ASL/English Interpreting

COLLABORATION IN PK-12 Special Education

Criminal Background Check Policy

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